coronavirus death rate in India

Covid-19 updates: India’s case fatality rate drops to 2.25%

India recorded 47,704 new cases and 654 deaths in the last one day. The country registered more than 30,000 recoveries per day for the fifth day running. Read more »
plastic waste pollution on the rise

1.3 trillion tonnes of plastic waste to be dumped by 2040

At least 710 million tonnes of plastic will be generated even if governments take concerted action to reduce waste, say researchers from University of Leeds. Read more »
The new world economic order

Covid-19 opens window to an inclusive, greener future

Reducing inequalities is the biggest challenge for policy makers as they set out to rebuild the economies ravaged by the coronavirus outbreak. Read more »
global warming leads to climate crisis

Global warming to test 1.5C limit set by Paris Agreement

Annual mean global temperature in the next five years may be at least 1° Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Read more »
Alps turning pink

Environmentalists see red over pink ice in Italian Alps

The watermelon snow is caused by algae that is commonly found in the Dark Zone of Greenland. Read more »
Recession to hit Indian economy

Brewing trouble: Indian economy to shrink 3.2% as world slips into deep recession

Global economy to shrink 5.2%, China will be the only major economy to record growth, says World Bank report. Read more »
The great covid-19 recession

IMF predicts global recession, puts India growth at 1.9%

The IMF expects the US economy to shrink by 5.9% this year and the euro zone by 7.5%. China is projected to grow at 1.2%. Read more »
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Fitch sees global recession, cuts India growth forecast to 2%

The lockdown in China has disrupted regional manufacturing supply chains and caused a fall in local discretionary spending and exports. Read more »
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Four lessons from Covid-19 for fight against climate crisis

The coronavirus outbreak will result in a deeper understanding of the ties that bind humanity, and help the world in its fight against climate change. Read more »
India agriculture exempted from lockdown.

The government exempts farming, allied activities from lockdown

The government eased the curbs for farm sector to ensure uninterrupted supply of essential items to the common man and to cushion the impact of the lockdown. Read more »